Benjamin Edwards

Associate Professor of Law
Expertise: Business and Securities Law, Corporate Governance, Consumer Protection, Arbitration

Biography

Benjamin Edwards researches and writes about business and securities law, corporate governance, arbitration, and consumer protection.

Before joining the UNLV Boyd School of Law in 2017, he taught at Barry University's Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law and at Michigan State University College of Law. Prior to teaching, Edwards practiced as a securities litigator in the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. At Skadden, he represented clients in complex civil litigation, including securities class actions arising out of the Madoff Ponzi scheme and litigation arising out of the 2008 financial crisis.

His writing has appeared in top law reviews and journals, and news outlets including The Wall Street Journal, The Hill, and The Washington Post

Education

  • J.D., Columbia Law School
  • B.A., University of South Carolina

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August 10, 2021
The summit brings together leaders from business, law, and academia to share perspectives on how to best tackle some of the most pressing governance issues facing corporate boards of directors.
August 10, 2021
Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) William S. Boyd School of Law will co-host the second annual "Summit for Corporate Governance" on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
August 10, 2021
Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) William S. Boyd School of Law will co-host the second annual “Summit for Corporate Governance” on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
August 9, 2021
Zero-commission brokerage Robinhood Financial’s business model could take a hit if the Securities and Exchange Commission treats the firm’s communications with its customers as investment advice, according to legal experts.

Articles Featuring Benjamin Edwards

Campus News | February 3, 2021
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Campus News | November 5, 2020
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